East Indian Lemongrass is a plant which belongs to the Cymbopogon genus. Leaves appear approximately as a Grade 1 Paint Green and Vivid burgundy colour. It is an edible herb / grass that typically grows as an annual/perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. East Indian Lemongrass is known for its clump-forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
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Needs a lot of potassium (K).Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun and remember to water often. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy, sandy or clay and has a ph of between 5.1 and 8.4 as East Indian Lemongrass is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant. Keep in mind when planting that East Indian Lemongrass is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside East Indian Lemongrass so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with East Indian Lemongrass so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect East Indian Lemongrass plants:
Lemongrass, Citronella, Cochin Grass, Malabar Grass
06 Aug 2012
My lemon grass is growing very good. The plant has been divided to produce 5 clumps now.
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